Billable Medical Code for Benign Neoplasm of Cerebral Meninges

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 225.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 225.2.

The Short Description Is: Ben neo cerebr meninges.

Known As

Meningioma is also known as benign neoplasm meninges cerebral, benign neoplasm of meninges, benign neoplasm cerebral meninges, intracranial meningioma, meningioma, meningioma of brain, and meningioma brain. This applies to meninges NOS and meningioma (cerebral).

Meningioma Definition and Symptoms

A meningioma is a tumor that arises from the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. Most of the tumors are noncancerous. Symptoms include changes in vision, headaches, hearing loss, loss of smell, seizures, and weakness in the arms or legs.